Properties.DTE Property

 

Gets the top-level extensibility object.

Namespace:   EnvDTE
Assembly:  EnvDTE (in EnvDTE.dll)

DTE DTE { get; }

Property Value

Type: EnvDTE.DTE

A DTE object.

In Visual Studio, the DTE object is the root of the automation model, which other object models often call "Application".

public void CodeExample(DTE2 dte)
{  
    try
    {   // Open a solution before running this example
        Properties props = dte.Solution.Properties;
        Property prop;
        string msg;
        msg = "How many properties are there in the current solution: " + props.Count.ToString();
        msg += "\nThe application containing this Properties collection is " + props.DTE.Name;
        msg += "\nThe parent object of the Properties collection is a " + ((Solution)props.Parent).FullName;
        msg += "\nThe application property returns : " + ((DTE2)props.Application).Name;
        if (props.Count > 0)
        {
            prop = props.Item(1);
            msg += "\nThe first Property in the Properties collection is " + prop.Name;
        }
        MessageBox.Show(msg);
    }
    catch(Exception ex)
    {
        MessageBox.Show(ex.Message);
    }
}
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